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47 min ago | New York Daily News

Airbnb hires de Blasio's campaign manager

Airbnb confirmed Tuesday that Bill Hyers has joined its New York team, but the company declined to detail his exact role.

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4 hrs ago | New York Daily News

Public Theater's 'King Lear' drawing long lines at Delacorte

Shakespeare in the Park is a tradition for many. Others say they would line up for hours to see these stars.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

News24

.com | Envoy: Gaza cease-fire draft circulating UN

Vladimir Putin has no soul, US Vice President Joe Biden concluded after meeting with the Russian leader at the Kremlin in 2011, according to an article in the New Yorker.

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Related Topix: World News, Vladimir Putin, US Politics, US News, Joe Biden, Palestinian Territories, Middle East, New York

Beaver Countian

New York residents speculate wildly about white flags on Brooklyn Bridge

This article titled "New York residents speculate wildly about white flags on Brooklyn Bridge" was written by Kayla Epstein, for theguardian.com on Tuesday 22nd July 2014 17.52 UTC The white flag was run up on Brooklyn Bridge in New York on Tuesday.

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Stuff.co.nz

One in 25 New Yorkers a millionaire - study

That's because more than 1 in every 25 New Yorkers is a millionaire, according to a study released Tuesday.

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WWTC-AM Eagan

NY Leaders Call For Swift Probe In Police Custody Death

New York leaders are calling for a swift probe into the death of Eric Garner. He's the Staten Island man who died in police custody after video shows officers putting him an apparent chokehold.

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Pacific Business Times

New Yorker faces SEC charges over Clean Diesel trades

A New York investor relations executive has been charged with insider trading for using knowledge gained preparing press releases for Oxnard-based Clean Diesel Technologies for personal profit.

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Related Topix: Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Law, New York, Clean Diesel Technologies, Chemicals, US Securities and Exchange Commission, Financial Services

ProPublica

New York State of Fracking: A ProPublica Explainer

Court cases. A governor's moratorium. Pending health study. A quick guide to the state of fracking in New York.

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Related Topix: New York, David Paterson, US Governors

CNN

Poll: Cuomo with 37 point lead

With three and a half months until Election Day, Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo of New York has a 37-percentage point lead over his GOP opponent, according to a new Siena College survey.

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Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, Siena College, US News

Independent Women's Forum

Medicaid Contraction: New York Patients Losing Coverage

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Western New York is turning away 53,000 New Yorkers with Medicaid coverage.

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Related Topix: Medicaid, Health, New York, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Chris Collins

Mon Jul 21, 2014

JD Supra

New York Attorney General Report Shows the Number of Data Breaches is ...

On July 15, 2014, the New York Attorney General issued a report examining the growing number and costs of data breaches in the state of New York.

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Silicon Alley Insider

New York City Approves Controversial 'Poor Door' In Luxury Condo

The New York Post reported yesterday that New York City has approved developer Extell's plans to build a separate entrance for its affordable-housing tenants at an Upper West Side condo.

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Newsday

Police arrest death still unexplained

Authorities have yet to determine a cause of death involving a man who died during an arrest in New York City.

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Cinema Blend News

Michael Keaton's Birdman Will Close This Year's New York Film Festival

This year's New York Film Festival is quickly stacking up to be a can't miss cinematic event.

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Related Topix: New York, Comedy Movies, Thriller, Crime Movies, Family, Batman, Action Movies, Adventure, Celebrities, Michael Keaton

BroadwayWorld.com

Magical Negro Speaks Set for FringeNYC, 8/12-24

Ellis Productions, in association with The Present Company as part of the 18th Annual New York International Fringe Festival present MAGICAL NEGRO SPEAKS - written and performed by Jamil Ellis with original music written and performed live by Andrew Fox - at Fringe Venue #15 - The White Box at 440 Studios .

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Medical News

New York State DOH grants RPCI approval to begin genomic testing of cancer patients

The New York State Department of Health has granted Roswell Park Cancer Institute approval to begin genomic testing of cancer patients using its OmniSeq TargetTM advanced molecular diagnostic laboratory test.

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Gawker

Remains of Missing New Yorker Found in Mexican Body Bag

Human remains found in a shallow grave on the side of the road in Guerrero, Mexico were identified as those of Harry Devert, a New Yorker who has been missing for six months.

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New York Daily News

LOVETT: State lawmakers spent $300,000 in last six months on legal fees over scandals

State Senator Tom Libous outside of Federal Court in White Plains with lawyer Paul DerOhannesian.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, New York, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Age

Wilfred Rose targeted tourists on the subway and avoided stealing from women.

Wilfred Rose, 58, spent a career studying the pants pockets of New Yorkers, always on the lookout for "a nice stiff wallet" full of cash, or better yet, the fainter outline of a dozen folded bills.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

County Jail Improvements Come In Under Budget

A piece of good news was delivered to the Audit and Control Committee on Thursday morning - improvements to the County Jail will cost less than what was projected in the 2014 budget.

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